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Jul 7, 2010 12:00pm CDT
made a pledge to double u.s. exports over the next five years. what the president said todaybuilt progress being made on overseas sales. >>> plus an update on the oil spill in the gulf including how the city shedd aquarium will help relief efforts. >>> all-star free agent dwayne wade makes a decision on his future. we will tell you where he will play and which other big player is going with him. @@óg@ >>> illinois construction executive testifies again today at corruption trial of former governor rod blagojevich, gerald krozel told jurors he felt pressured by the ex- governor to generate campaign cash. julie unruh is following the case live now from the dirksen federal building where it just keep getting more and more interesting. >> reporter: it does get more interesting. 2008 tollway bill is monopolizing the courtroom all morning long. that construction executive that you speak of spoke yesterday as well as this morning all about it. he felt the governor was truly shaking him down for fundraising money in exchange for a piece of that construction bill. 70-year-old jerry
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Jul 3, 2010 10:00pm CDT
to meet with iraqi president, prime minister, and the main political rival. he also plans to visit the u.s. troops. >>> general david petraeus has his boots on the ground in afghanistan, as he formally assumes command tomorrow of a 130,000-strong international force. his leadership comes at a time of rising casualties and growing doubt about how much can be achieved before july of next year. that's when president obama wants to begin withdrawing u.s. troops. for now, petraeus says that the troops and civilian staff workers must work together. >> in this important endeavor, cooperation is not optional. this is a tough mission. there is nothing easy about it. >> petraeus replaces general stanley mcchrystal, who was fired last month for critical remarks that he and his aids made to rolling stone magazine about the obama administration officials mostly on the civilian side. petraeus is widely credited with turning around the u.s. war effort in iraq. >>> well, a perfect start to the holiday weekend in chicago. >> it is! next, jim ram say will be here to tell us if your fourth of july cookouts w
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Jul 2, 2010 12:00pm CDT
. some of the best ideas so far are pete moss, polymers and cotton finders. >>> the late u.s. senator robert byrd is being remembered today in his home state of west virginia. thousands are attaining a memorial service. president obama, vice-president biden and other leaders are also on hand. byrd passed away on monday at the age of 92. he will be layed to rest in a suburb of washington, d.c., on tuesday. he was the longest serving senator in u.s. history. >>> coming up next, cruising il- - cruisin' illinois. this week we will go on a tour of havana. havana, illinois. >> not cuba. and then later in lunch break the chef from morton steak house will show us the perfect way to prepare a steak on the grill. (announcer) are you living with crohn's disease? never know when i'll have a flare. the pain is bad. going out means planning every detail. missed my best friend's wedding. so many pills. (announcer) if you're on medication and still having flares, your crohn's disease may not be under control. go to livingwithcrohn'sdisease.com and take the crohn's control quiz. talk to your gastroent
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Jul 8, 2010 12:00pm CDT
spill containment effort for the u.s. government is more cautious. >> we are down to the final days and weeks and closing in to a point where we can intercept the well. our target date remains in middle of august because of a number of uncertainties related to what happened. crews expect to reach existing well and drill into its outer casing. if the oil is coming up through all the different rings of the well, then it will likely take until the middle of august to cap the flow of mud and cement. only coming up, the well's center pipe it could be sooner. still a single major storm is enough to cause delays. >>> federal appeals found in new orleans will hear arguments this afternoon in the government's bid to keep up a moyer toirm on offshore drilling. was declared after the rig exploded killing 11 workers and sending that oil into the gulf of mexico. the interior department halted new permits for deep water projects and suspended drillings on 33 exploratory wells. the justice department is appealing a judge's ruling overturning that six month moratorium. >> a russian man convicted of
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Jul 9, 2010 12:00pm CDT
issues a final ruling on that moratorium. >>> the u.s. and russia have completed the largest spy swap since the cold war. planes for the two countries met in a tarmac in austria today to exchange 14 agencies. minutes later, a plane with four russians accused of spying for the west headed to london. >>> a deadly attack in pakistan. authorities calling it one of the worst attacks there this year. a witness said one of the bombs was small, then it was followed by a larger one. the area had taken on islamic extremists, and gained the praise of the u.s. military. the attack shows the militants are still a force. >>> a massive carp. he says he caught this guy in a city lagoon. >>> and we're making crab cakes with a mango curry mayo. sounds delicious. bonnie, turn up the volume. your baby sister has something to say. this intervention brought to you by niaspan. so now your doctor's talking about plaque building up in your arteries - she called it coronary artery disease. you think that's something you can just stick in an email and that's the end of it? do you know me? look, bonnie. i know y
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Jul 13, 2010 12:00pm CDT
get in exchange for appointing particular people to the u.s. senate seat vacated by president obama. joining us to talk more about the case is our legal analyst, terry sullivan. terry, what do you think, will the judge grant that extra time? >> it's hard to say. and you can never second-guess judge zagel. it wouldn't be a betting man's thing to do. what judge said now is that if he is going to -- if the government rests today he willet the jury go home until monday. maybe he has give an precursor that is as much time as he will give which is five days. it's hard to believe that the government will rest today, but they may in light of what the judge said. doesn't sounds like he is inclined to grant a week's continuance. >>> how key is the testimony? >> he is an important witness in the prosecution's case because he goes with governor blagojevich for a long period of time. basically from 2003 through 2008. and he is a lobbyist. so he doesn't necessarily come across as the cleanest person in the world. he is trying to make money for his clients and he is trying to get them on board is
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Jul 6, 2010 12:00pm CDT
to continue that test until thursday morning. >>> and this u.s. navy blimp is expected to arrive today in the gulf shores in alabama. it will will fly over the gulf coast monitoring oil schingz scanning for endangered wildlife. >>> tsa approaching a federal mandate that requires it to inspect every piece of airplane luggage. deadline for that requirement is april 1. a new federal report doubts that security officials will be ready. the report says that a quarter of all airplane cargo still gets on board unchecked. the tsa is not yet approved technology that can inspect large pieces of cargo. >> i don't think with the budget and the personnel that they have that they could ever verify everything. >> right now any luggage that does not get screened is still subject to random searches. >>> triple digits temperatures and high humidity and dangerous conditions are in the forecast up and down the east coast today. excessive heat warning in effect for philadelphia and heat advisories have been issued in new york, boston, baltimore, west virginia and washington area. everyone is being warned t
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Jul 5, 2010 12:00pm CDT
musicians fund. 4942 warner avenue, sweet 235. >>> one of the u.s. marshal's most wanted is behind bars this afternoon. u.s. marshals raided this chicago lawn neighborhood home yesterday morning. based on a tip from our show fugitive hunters. ronald lomas was on the run for six months from drug charges in dallas. he was living in chicago lawn for the past month. lomas was asleep during the raid and found a brick of heroin near him. >> we got him in custody, all my guys are safe. and hopefully enjoif the rest of the holiday. without you guys putting him on tv would never have had them. it was your viewers that came forward and helped us close this case and get a lifelong gang member and drug dealer off the streets. >> lomas didn't even know he was featured on the show and viewer taturned him in will get a reward. police expect lomas to go to jail for life. >>> coming up, a major heroin bust by chicago police this holiday weekend. we have a live report up next. >>> later, how to protect yourself against the sun scorching rays. what to look forward when buying sunscreen. plus, how often yo
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Jul 1, 2010 12:00pm CDT
's desire to become secretary of health and human services or with the idea to appoint himself to u.s. senate. but he told the governor otherwise and secretly recorded phone calls appearing to agree with him at the time. scofield felt it -- felt it was easier than disagree egg. defense will argue he was advising the governor about these matters and the calls indicate no crime actually took place. scofield is not charged with anything in this case. he left the stand this morning. pleased to finally fill in some the blanks for prosecutors. >> i feel like i answered every question and i think i told a story that i hope was helpful and important and that was important to me to give full and honest answers and i look forward to when i can talk to you more about it. >> reporter: right now an irs agent is following the blagojevich money trail. detailing expenses and income from 2001 through 2008. and also showing where income was tieded directly to convicted fundraiser tony rezko between those years patty blagojevich's realty company took in more than $200,000 from rezko entities. defense wi
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Jul 1, 2010 9:00pm CDT
the advocate for reform. he was born here so he's a u.s. citizen. been living in mexico with his mother. now 10 years old, he's in town to spend time with family and friends. >>> president obama says political posturing, special interest wrangling the reason for gridlock on immigration reform. >> mr. obama calling for a wide range approach to fix the system. in his first speech on immigration, it will require more than fences and border patrols. he says businesses knowingly hiring illegals will pay a price. mr. obama wants to create a way for some 11 million undocumented workers to become citizens. we want to hear from you. do you think immigration reform will solve the problem of illegal immigration? text yes or no to 97999 or vote on wgntv.com. our results after the seven-day forecast. >>> california lawmakers approve the settlement of $20 million for the family of jay jason jay see sea dugard. he raped her and two daughters with her. both pled not guilty. authorities did not properly try to find her arranged that jaycee suffered physical and emotional damage for years. >>> travel website pri
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Jul 11, 2010 9:00pm CDT
, aing the u.s. does have a problem at the border and should do everything it needs to secure the border. but gutierrez said this border security needs to differencic ate between those who are crossing the border and those who need a job. >> former 's chiefs of staff said that people close to obama approached him about appointing jarrett to the senior seat, but david axe el rod said the president wanted jared to work with him in the white house. >> no one seems to disagree that the president wanted to bring valerie jarrett to the white house and that no offers were made in order to promote her candidacy and that -- those are the essential facts and i think people want to know and need to know. >> last week, prosecutors alleged blagojevich considered apointing jessie jackson jr. jackson denies any arecommended scheme. >>> members of the royal bahamas police force say colton harris moore was arrested. the 19-year-old fugitive was accused of crash landing a stolen plane and since then has been blamed for a string of at least seven break ins. he has been on the run from american police since
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Jul 2, 2010 9:00pm CDT
laptop and took off. she went outside and screamed for help and former u.s. congressman mel reynolds came to the rescue. >> i heard the most incredible scream that i've really ever heard in my life. >> reporter: mel reynolds was in his car stopped a t the light and western and taylor. he heard the woman yelling and then the thief running carrying a stolen laptop. he jumped into action. >> i just took off. i made a right and made a quick left through the light. and was pursuing the guy. >> reporter: reynolds chased the guy through an alley and continued the chase on foot. the man ended up running into his own house through a window. reynolds was able to tell officers exactly where the man had gone. they made the arrest and the victim got her laptop back. >> you know, it was rewarding in the sense that the lady, the police brought her by and she thanked me. and she was clearly very shaken by the whole thing. >> reporter: this afternoon, reynolds had to take his car to the shop because during the pursuit, he damaged his brakes. his career in politics ended after he was convicted of having se
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Jul 10, 2010 9:00pm CDT
at the u.s. women's open. then arush beat arizona 55-50 tonight. finally, a great day for kaneko. and the news conference afterward, his 5-year-old son was on hand. look at what his son did. >> i have one. >> hang on. >> can i have one? >> hang on. >> can i have a microphone? >> in one second you can talk. >> can i talk? can i talk? can we talk? >> go stand with mr. pat. >> i don't want to. >> all right. sorry guys. >> bye. >> how cute. i remember when he was a baby. >> in '05 he was a baby. the years go by. >> he might be an announcer. instead of swinging the bat he may take our jobs. who knows? that gives us a few years though. >> yeah. >> that's the news for this saturday night. >> for rich and jim and all of us here, see you tomorrow night at 9:00. have a great night. ok. what if i just had a small slice? i was good today, i deserve it! or, i could have a medium slice and some celery sticks and they would cancel each other out, right? or...ok. i could have one large slice and jog in place as i eat it or...ok. how about one large slice while jogging in place followed by eight
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Jul 12, 2010 12:00pm CDT
this morning that he will not be extradited to the u.s. he is accused of having sex with a 13- year-old girl in 1977. and then skipping out on his sentence. >>> barefoot bandit will face trials for weapons possessions. colton harris moore went on a particular reu spree after he stole a plane. the 19-year-old had been in the run for 10 years after he escaped from a half way house in washington state. since then he has allegedly stolen cars, boats and planes from all over the united states. including here in illinois. >>> and the deal made by ain. >>> and the most dangerous train crossings in the area. and guess what, there was an accident this morning at one of them, and it was on the list. >>> and coming up, we're going to teach you how to make spanish eggplant. recently a whole new kind of cloud came to st. cloud, minnesota. ask me what a cloud feels like... and here are the first real people to sleep on those brand new clouds. ask me what it feels like to be comforted by a cloud. a new tempur-cloud supreme... by tempur-pedic... ask me why we love our cloud... ask me how it's soft as a clou
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Jul 13, 2010 9:00pm CDT
to debut the line have some of the the highest teen pregnancies in the u.s. >>> another bolder reporting of mel gibson. the latest recording against the mother of his child. >>> when u2 will make up for their concerts. >>> and the bulls player has the encounter with the greatest bull. ♪ why choose between delicious or 100 calories? with yoplait delights... ...now you can finally have both. it's the perfect parfait... ...with two indulgently rich layers... ...of chocolate... ...and raspberry yogurt... ...and only 100 calories. yoplait delights. get rid of the "or". getting out of bed in the morning because my back hurt so bad. the sleep number bed conforms to you. i wake up in the morning with no back pain. i can adjust it if i need to... if my back's a little more sore. and by the time i get up in the morning, i feel great! if you have back pain, toss and turn at night or wake up tired with no energy, the sleep number bed could be your solution. the sleep number bed's secret is it's air chambers which provide ideal support and put you in control of the firmness. and the bed is perfect
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